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January 27, 2015 Updates
January 26, 2015 Updates

Alex Kennedy: Teams are calling the Magic to inquire about Moe Harkless. However, Rob Hennigan is asking for a ton in return (such as a first-rounder). Some believe ORL will keep Harkless/Nicholson and move on from Jacque Vaughn instead to see if a new coach could get more out of those guys. The takeaway is that Moe Harkless is viewed very differently by Rob Hennigan and Jacque Vaughn. Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA

January 23, 2015 Updates

Chris Herring: Calderon limps off the floor, and gets assistance in coming off the floor. Not putting any weight on left leg. Banged knees w Elfrid Payton. Twitter @HerringWSJ

Harris has a big summer ahead, electing to become a restricted free agent rather than signing Orlando’s 4-year, $36 million extension offer. A source told The Post in November the Knicks are tops on his list. Thursday night, a close friend of Harris’ told The Post, “He wants to win a championship with the Knicks.’’ New York Post

January 21, 2015 Updates
January 18, 2015 Updates

He remembers his high school days like they were yesterday and he’s not old enough to legally drink or reserve many hotel rooms on his own. Yet, he’s viewed as a potential savior of a billion-dollar organization. That’s a lot of pressure for a kid and he admits he’s had to mature a lot faster than most of his peers – many of whom are still cramming for exams and trying to find their next party. “There are definitely some aspects that you need to mature quicker about – when it comes to money, when it comes to taking care of your body, when it comes to making good use of your time,” Gordon said. “But at the end of the day, I’m still a teenager. And I’m always going to be a kid at heart.” Basketball Insiders

January 16, 2015 Updates

Unable to move much while his fractured foot healed and away from his Orlando Magic teammates for most of six weeks, Aaron Gordon often would pass time by sitting in a chair and mimicking shooting basketballs against a wall. The goal for the 19-year-old Gordon – the youngest player in the NBA this season – was to put his time away from basketball to good use. When he was finally ready to return, Gordon wanted a shooting stroke that he worked on all summer to be perfected and ready to go. While there very well could still be some rust, Gordon has been cleared by doctors to play and he could be active tonight when the suddenly surging Magic (15-27) host the rugged Memphis Grizzlies (27-11) at the Amway Center. Tipoff is just after 7 p.m., and Gordon can hardly wait to get back out on the floor. NBA.com

January 14, 2015 Updates

Despite the negativity that surrounded him when he left, Howard said he has fond memories of playing for the Magic. When he played for them, it was his goal to leave a good legacy. That is something he still thinks about. “I think about it a lot, talk about it a lot,” Howard said. “We had an amazing time, even though it didn’t end the way we all wanted it to end. At the end of the day, my time here was great, every minute of it – being in the community, going to the Finals, being at Disney World or Universal Studios. I had a great time here. I wish things didn’t happen the way they did, to end on a sour note. “At the end of the day, my time here was amazing.” Houston Chronicle

January 13, 2015 Updates

Nikola Vucevic dunked so hard on Paul Gasol, it looked like the Bulls center exploded. Gasol lost his balance coming down, or was shook from the experience, and collapsed backward. On your 3rd or 4th viewing, please take a look at the Orlando bench. Is that rookie Aaron Gordon holding everyone back? I’d love to be the designated holder-back guy on an NBA bench one night. The Big Lead

OS: Is his job safe for this season? Rob Hennigan: Look, we’re clearly in a rut and we need to find our way out of it together. The buck starts and stops with me. I’m responsible for the team and its performance, plain and simple. I’m constantly evaluating myself and ways in which I can do a better job for our team, and that will continue to be the case, and I’ll continue to make sure I’m evaluating every inch of the organization. It’s my job to make sure that we’re constantly evaluating every aspect of the organization from top to bottom. So, to your question, I’d say that everyone and everything is being evaluated right now. I wouldn’t be doing my job if that weren’t the case. I’ll also say that there’s not one isolated problem or issue and that we need to collectively be part of generating the solution. Orlando Sentinel

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